Bond 25 UK release date revealed

February 28th, 2019 by

Listing on Film Distributors’ Association website reveals UK release date. It looks like Bond fans in the UK will get to enjoy the next 007 film five days earlier than anticipated. Eon Productions recently revealed a second delay to Bond 25 resulting in it shifting from Valentine’s Day 2020 to 8th April. But according to […]

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Rami Malek “in final negotiations” as Bond 25 producers cast villain and other major roles

February 28th, 2019 by

Oscar winner Rami Malek strongly tipped to play Bond 25 villain. There have been rumours linking Rami Malek to Bond 25 for several months now. Now Collider is reporting that the actor, who recently won an Oscar for his performance as Freddy Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody, is in final negotiations to play the villain. The […]

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Bond 25 to shoot in Norway during March and April

February 27th, 2019 by

Work underway prior to filming in Norway in March and April according to local media reports. Back in January we reported how a Norwegian company, Truenorth Norway, had been awarded a grant of nearly €5 million by the Norwegian Film Institute for production services on Bond 25. At the time the announcement only said that producers […]

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Review: James Bond 007 #002 from Dynamite

February 25th, 2019 by

Javier Trujillo reviews issue 2 of Dynamite’s new comic book series. 007 and Oddjob cross paths again in pursuit of the Russian smuggler with the mysterious case! Who will gain the upper hand? Writer: Greg Pak Artist: Marc Laming Colorist: Tridna Farrell Letterer: Ariana Maher Logo designer: Geoff Harkins Covers: Dave Johnson, Marguerite Sauvage, Clayton […]

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Anniversary of Lewis Gilbert’s death [2018]

February 23rd, 2019 by

Lewis Gilbert, who directed Sean Connery in You Only Live Twice (1967) and two Roger Moore films, died in Monaco on 23rd February 2018 at the age of 97. When Gilbert returned to the series he essentially remade the fifth Bond film twice, with The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)and Moonraker (1979).

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Filmmakers woo Lupita Nyong’o for Bond 25

February 22nd, 2019 by

Barbara Broccoli and Cary Joji Fukunaga reportedly want Black Panther actress in Bond 25. Daily Mail columnist Baz Bamigboye says that Barbara Broccoli and Cary Joji Fukunaga want to sign Lupita Nyong’o for Bond 25. Bamigboye is well connected and over the years has been proved consistently right about the more recent Bond films. He’s […]

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Script doctor reworking Bond 25 prior to shooting

February 17th, 2019 by

After the announcement that Bond 25 will be delayed again it has now emerged that Eon have hired a script doctor prior to shooting. When I first heard the announcement that Bond 25 had been delayed to 8th April 2020 I wasn’t completely surprised after the revelation that shooting wouldn’t now kick of until April. […]

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Bond 25 release delayed again

February 16th, 2019 by

Producers announce release date for Bond 25 has been put back to April 2020. Well, just as we thought it was a year until Bond 25 hit the big screen, the producers dropped some unwelcome news. The official 007 website released this short announcement: The release date for Bond 25 has changed. Producers Michael G. […]

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Albert Finney dies aged 82

February 9th, 2019 by

The highly regarded actor’s career spanned more than fifty years. Yesterday it was announced that Albert Finney, who played Kincade in Skyfall, died after a short illness at the age of 82. While many Bond fans know him as the gamekeeper in Daniel Craig’s third Bond film, Finney’ s career spanned several decades. Initially working […]

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Delay to Bond 25 start

February 6th, 2019 by

Bond 25 cinematographer reveals shooting starts in April. It appears that filming on Bond 25 has been put back until April if comments by cinematographer Linus Sandgren are correct. On Twitter yesterday Steven Weintraub, Collider.com’s editor-in-chief yesterday, revealed that he’d run into Bond 25’s cinematographer, Linus Sandgren. Sandgren told Weintraub he was “prepping Bond 25 with Cary […]

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